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Books and eBooks at Cairn
Part of research is also the diving deeper into your topic and reviewing published books. This section lists resources available online and onsite via the Masland Library. See also the links on the right hand side on how to effectively understand the research process.
Browse the Online eBook Collections
Below is a listing of online eBook collections available to business majors. These eBooks can be accessed via a PC or on mobile devices. Note the search tool on the right hand side can also search all databases for eBooks and regular books.
eBook Collection from EBSCO
This growing subscription package (over 130,000 titles to date) contains a large selection of multidisciplinary eBook titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter, and is a strong complement for any academic collection.
EBook Central from ProQuest offers authoritative ebooks in a wide range of subject areas, along with powerful tools to help you find, use, and manage the information you need.
Oxford Encyclopedia of Social Work
The Encyclopedia of Social Work site transforms the classic reference work of the same name into a consistently-updated resource for a lifetime of social service. Developed through a unique partnership between the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Press and Oxford University Press, the digital Encyclopedia includes over 450 peer-reviewed articles and overviews of every facet of social work study, including the most current, debated topics.
Oxford Scholarship Online Social Work
The social work list in Oxford Scholarship Online provides access to a wide range of key titles within the field. All academic titles have been extensively peer-reviewed.
The PsycBOOKS database contains thousands of book chapters in PDF—along with centuries of classic and historical works—published by APA and other distinguished publishers.
Springer for R&D ebooks
Masland Library has access to the 2005 and 2014 titles published by Springer-Verlag in the following collections: Behavioral Sciences; Business & Economics; and, Humanities, Social Sciences, & Law.
Search All eBook Collections
Search the online catalog for eBooks or Books. Filter by Format to limit to eBook or Print Books and extend Subject & Tags to narrow even further.
Browse Through the Books in the Library
The following sections identify the book locations available in print in the library. This helps if you simply want to physically browse the available books on the shelves for your area of study.
Not at the library but want to browse the stacks? Search by call number and view a virtual bookself
Tools for Effective Research
The following links are video tutorials on the various steps involved in effective research. If you are new to research, it is recommended that you view all these resources first.